Tagged: bariatric surgery

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Plan A, or Plan B? (reblog)

A look back at more early thoughts about my decision to have bariatric surgery. Is surgery my Plan A? Or should it be Plan B?

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Lessons Learned – Keep Trying

In this installment of the Lessons Learned series, what do you do if you don’t reach your goal the first time? Well, try again of course!

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Melting Away (reblog)

Some more reflections from shortly after I decided to turn to bariatric surgery for help with my weight, I’ve started losing weight, and discuss my recent exercise and dealing with hunger.

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Can I do this? Can I not? (reblog)

A reblog of a post from Oct 2008, salvaged from a blog that’s no longer up, and offering up some thoughts after I made the decision to have bariatric surgery.

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Bariatric Surgery: The Easy Way Out

There is one recurring … fear and frustration that dogs many people who have had bariatric surgery (aka weight loss surgery). I’ve heard it from patients online, in various support groups I’ve attended/facilitated/led, as well as while at various obesity related events. It’s this perception that using surgery to get to a healthier weight is “taking the easy way out”.